Canterbury bell


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  • noun

Synonyms for Canterbury bell

herb of Colombia to Peru having pale purple flowers

European biennial widely cultivated for its blue or violet or white flowers

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I think the Canterbury Bells are playing little tunes.
The pale blue Canterbury bells are the color of liquid morphine, the meadow rue and celandine will not last the week.
The first year, the hollyhock, Canterbury bells or foxglove produces roots and leaves.
Finally, seeds that can be sown during the summer include biennials, such as foxgloves, sweet williams, Canterbury bells and forget-me-nots.
They grow in woods, mountains and dark vallies, and under hedges and bushes, especially about Coventry, where they grow very plentifully abroad in the fields, and they are called Coventry Bells, and of some about London Canterbury Bells.
Such flowers as digitalis, delphinium and Canterbury bells are in this group.
Biennials like wallflowers, Canterbury bells and Iceland poppies sown directly in the ground can either be thinned out leaving the number you want to develop, or pricked out when the seedlings are large enough to handle.
Popular biennials include Canterbury Bells, common foxglove, Sweet William and other beautiful blooms.
These summer-flowering favourites come in a range of sizes and colours but among the most popular are the Canterbury Bells and the milky bellflower, C.
BEST OF THE BUNCH Campanula (bellflower) These summer-flowering favourites come in a range of sizes and colours, but among the most popular are the Canterbury Bells (C.
No cottage garden would be complete without its Canterbury bells.
While all about us peal the loud, sweet 'Te Deums' of the Canterbury Bells.
Alison J Best's exhibition, called Blossoming Out: The Art of the Garden, is in her own words a celebration of the joy of flowers and plants with her depictions of snowdrops seen growing beside a road in Burnopfield, forsythia, iris, Canterbury bells, honeysuckle, daisy, colchicums, stitchwort, clover, toadflax, spring hellebore, foxglove, star of Bethlehem, wood anemone, rudbeckia, tulip, celandine, speedwell, daffodil and philadelphus.
EFFORT/SOW Canterbury bells (pictured), foxgloves and hollyhocks.
My favourite part of the whole garden however is the herbaceous borders which are full of flowers such as dahlias, day lilies, artichokes, iris, sea holly and Canterbury bells.